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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ISCI 172. Physical Science for Teachers [C3T2]

This course provides university-level foundations of physical science for future pk-8 teachers. Content aligns with various teacher competencies, and includes such topics as matter, conservation of mass and energy, chemical structures and bonds, coordinate systems and their use in describing motion and force, thermodynamics, light, sound, magnetism and electricity, and how physical science knowledge and technologies function with social context. Hands-on, experiential inquiry will be integrated into the course, as will an exploration of such methods as observation, classification, comparison, measurement, data interpretation, mathematical analysis, inference, prediction and hypothesis testing. Normally open to IDLS majors only, but other students may request admission by special permission.